Content by Robert Shalwitz MD

Content by Robert Shalwitz MD

The Art of Daily Genetic Tikkun

Just as we work to maintain the daily essentials of our lives – our diet, our occupations, our home, our relationships – so do our bodies. Our organs have an amazing ability to continually repair themselves in the face of the daily onslaught of environmental impacts – daily genetic “tikkun,” or repair. However, this is bittersweetly balanced by how closely linked this process is to aging. The more frequently and intensively our body has to rebuild and replicate itself, the…